Officer Timothy Thomas Pollard

Officer Timothy Thomas Pollard

Ponce Inlet Police Department, Florida

End of Watch Tuesday, September 22, 1987

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Timothy Thomas Pollard

Officer Timothy Pollard was killed when his patrol car was struck head-on by a fleeing suspect. A neighboring agency was chasing the van which was heading into Ponce Inlet. As Officer Pollard responded to assist the van struck his patrol car.

The suspect was convicted of charges resulting from Officer Pollard's death and sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole.

Officer Pollard had served with the Ponce Inlet Police Department for 6 months. He was survived by his parents and sister.

The town of Ponce Inlet named a new park in honor of Officer Pollard in 2008.


  • Age 22
  • Tour 6 months
  • Badge 243

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Sentenced to life

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Rest in peace and always know that your service and sacrifice will never be forgotten by your law enforcement brethren.

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Delaware State Police (Retired)

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